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Knock Knock: Humour In Contemporary ArtThis will put a smile on your face. KNOCK KNOCK at the South London Gallery explores the enduring use of humour as a device in contemporary art. Featuring works by more than thirty artists, the show covers everything from parody to visual pun through works by established figures such as Maurizio Cattelan, Sarah Lucas and Ugo Rondinone as well as younger artists such as Danielle Dean, Hardeep Pandhal and Simeon Barclay. It's staged in the SLG's main space and is the first exhibition to be held in the gallery's new annexe, the former Peckham Road Fire Station, which launches with a celebratory weekend of free events on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September.

 

About South London Gallery

This is one of London's most important contemporary art exhibition spaces, having shown artists such as Gilbert and George, Tracey Emin, Mark Quinn and Julian Schnabel under David Thorp's directorship from 1992-2001. The South London Gallery (SLG) can trace its roots as far back as 1868 when South London Working Men's College opened at 91 Blackfriars Road. More about South London Gallery

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Knock Knock: Humour In Contemporary Art  Ryan Gander, Dominae Illud Opus Populare, 2016 © Ryan Gander. Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery. Image Jack Hems  

   
Knock Knock: Humour In Contemporary Art - Ryan Gander, Dominae Illud Opus Populare, 2016 © Ryan Gander. Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery. Image Jack Hems

Knock Knock: Humour In Contemporary Art Ryan Gander, Dominae Illud Opus Populare, 2016 © Ryan Gander. Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery. Image Jack Hems 


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